Summer Food Program open through July 26

Tammy Jardneaux served snacks to Magnus and Maximus Knight at the Oak Street Recreation Center in DeQuincy on Monday, June 10 as part of the Summer Feeding Program. (Photo by Douglas DeViney, Sr.)

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Human Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program kicked off Monday, June 3, at several Calcasieu Parish locations.

Lunch will be served on a daily basis, Monday through Friday, until Friday, July 26. Sites will be closed on Thursday, July 4.

All children ages 18 and under will receive meals at no charge. No registration is required. Program acceptance and participation requirements are the same for all children – regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

Meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the following sites and times:

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m., DeQuincy Recreation Center, 507 Oak St., DeQuincy
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Vinton Middle School, 900 Horridge St., Vinton
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Vinton Recreation Center (Ward 7 Recreation), 1615 Horridge St., Vinton.

All food must be eaten on site – no food can be taken out of the facility.

For more information, call 721-4030 ext. 5111 or visit